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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, https://hontaiyoshinryu.co.uk, and other sites we own and operate.

We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.

This website does collect non-personally identifiable data including but not exclusively limited to browser type, device type, IP address, pages visited, session time. We use this data to better understand how you use the website and tailor the contents to best suit your needs.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorised as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyse and understand how you use this website. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

Names and photographs of Hontai Yoshin Ryu members and associates may be displayed on our website and on social media with prior permission. We do not share any personally identifying information with third-parties, except when required to by law.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

This policy is effective as of 1 January 2020.


Cookies Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How Do We Use Cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What Types of Cookies Do We Use

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDurationDescription
__cfduid30 daysUsed by Cloudflare for applying per-user security settings
_ga730 daysAssociated with Google Universal Analytics
_gatsessionAssociated with Google Universal Analytics
_gid1 dayAssociated with Google Universal Analytics
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary1 hourUsed to remember your cookie consent choices
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary365 daysUsed to remember your cookie consent choices
viewed_cookie_policy365 daysUsed to remember your cookie consent choices
wordpress_test_cookiesessionTests whether cookies are enabled
wp-postpass_2e821b246d46e8997124a7c224660cb510 daysUsed in password protected areas of the site

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy Policy” link in the footer to view this page. Clicking the “Manage your consent” link below will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

Your consent applies to the following domains: hontaiyoshinryu.co.uk

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

This policy is effective as of 1 January 2020.


Terms of Service

Terms

By accessing the website at https://hontaiyoshinryu.co.uk, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a licence, not a transfer of title, and under this licence you may not:

  • Modify or copy the materials.
  • Use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial).
  • Attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK’s website.
  • Remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials.
  • Transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This licence shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this licence, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

Disclaimer

The materials on Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK’s website are provided on an “as is” basis. Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Further, Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

Limitations

In no event shall Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK’s website, even if Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK or a Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK authorised representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Accuracy of Materials

The materials appearing on Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However, Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK does not make any commitment to update the materials.

Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

Modifications

Hontai Yoshin Ryu UK may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with UK laws and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that location.

These terms are effective as of 1 January 2020.